Before I started school to become a counselor, I didn’t have much personal experience with therapy. Don’t they talk to you in Serious Voice? Are you supposed to lie on the couch? What if they can read my mind?! A few therapists of my own and lots of counselor friends later, I learned a few things about counselors that might surprise you. Here are a few behind-the-scenes secrets…Details
Here comes another useful tool for finding calm in the chaos. I give a little intro at the beginning about how alternate nostril breathing is helpful to the brain. Start the video at 1:20 to get to the meat of it.
There’s a myth out there that meditation takes time…not true. Here’s a guided meditation for when five minutes is all you have.
(That’s five minutes in the car pool line, waiting for your pasta to cook, or taking a quick break).Details
For kids dealing with a death, “back to school” time can be tough. It’s return to routine, to peers who may or may not know that someone has died, and sometimes feeling alone in a whirlwind of homework and big expectations.
Below, some info about children’s grief reactions in school and how to help them with this big transition…Details